Navigating College Admissions for Students with IEPs/504s

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Navigating College Admissions for Students with IEPs/504s

Apr 9, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Register $5 in advance / $8 at the door

Only 28% of students with disabilities graduate college. Most do not take advantage of college services available to them.

Learn how to help your student with Learning Disabilities:

  • College vs. High School: What the LD student should expect.
  • IEP, 504, ADA: What you need to know about accommodations.
  • Psycho-ed testing WAIS vs. WISC: 16 years 9 months makes a difference.
  • College admissions: How colleges evaluate applicants.
  • SAT or ACT: Is one better for kids with LD?
  • Services at colleges: Minimal to comprehensive
  • Best Colleges for students with LDs

Parents and students are encouraged to attend.

Presented by Eliot Applestein, M.A./MSW. Eliot Applestein has appeared on Talk of the Nation and written about college admissions for The Washington Post. He has contributed to U.S. News & World Reports America’s Best Colleges. Visit bestfouryears.com for more information.

All proceeds go to support the JCCGW special needs program.

For more information, contact Fara Gold at 301-348-3880 or fgold@jccgw.org.